|Insight: Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan / Hank Shaw / Anne Frank Play / Sac Jazz Festival|
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan - Many Californians have a hard time getting insurance due to pre-existing conditions, but a new plan created under the federal healthcare overhaul may help. On the next Insight, we'll talk about this with David Sayen, Regional Administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Region 9, based in San Francisco. Hank Shaw - Local blogger and former James Beard award nominee Hank Shaw is the author of a new book, "Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding t...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan; David Sayen, Regional Administrator, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Region 9; Hank Shaw; Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the Forgotten Feast; food blogger; Anne Frank play at B Street Theatre; Extraordinary Things at B Street Theatre; Buck Busfield, co-founder and producing director, B Street Theatre; Dana Friedman, playwright and actress; Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee, 38th annual; Greg Willett, executive director, Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee; Jim Caselli, marketing director, Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee
|Insight: Jose Hernandez / Gavin McKinney / 'I Am My Own Wife'|
Jose Hernandez - One of the astronauts on the latest Space Shuttle mission to the International Space State is originally from Stockton. You'll meet astronaut Jose Hernandez, who was flight engineer on the latest shuttle mission, and hear about his experience working in space. Gavin McKinney - Underwater movie specialist Gavin McKinney has a new production playing at the local IMAX theater. He's worked on a lot of big projects, including five James Bond movies and several other underwater IMAX f...
Keywords: Jose Hernandez; astronaut; space shuttle; Gavin McKinney; Dolphins and Whales 3D; IMAX film; I Am My Own Wife; B Street Theatre; studio performance; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Jenny O'Mara / "Wit" / Cowboy Poets|
Jenny O'Mara - A veteran member of Sacramento's Capitol press corps is moving on but for once it's not because of downsizing. Today on Insight, we talk with Capital Public Radio's Jenny O'Mara about her memories of covering the state government in a turbulent decade. "Wit" - Sacramento's B Street Theatre just opened its latest production, "Wit," to rave reviews, especially for actress Julia Brothers...
Keywords: Jenny O'Mara; Capitol press corps; Capitol bureau; California state government reporter; Wit; B Street Theatre; Julia Brothers; cancer patient character; cowboy poets; Wylie Gustafson; Paul Zarzyski; National Cowboy Poetry Gathering; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Inside a Caucus / "rightnextto me" / The Pinder Brothers|
Inside a Caucus - KXJZ's Ben Adler was in Reno this past weekend covering the Nevada Caucuses. Today on Insight, we'll talk with him and hear what happened inside one caucus. "rightnextto me" - Composer Gregg Coffin's latest musical is getting rave reviews. He'll tell you about the inspiration behind "rightnextto me," and you'll hear two songs from the show. The Pinder Brothers - Sacramento band The Pinder Brothers have a new album out today...
Keywords: Nevada Caucuses; Ben Adler; rightnextto me; right next to me; Gregg Coffin; B Street Theatre; Melissa Dye; Edward Watts; Graham Sobelman; Pinder Brothers; Michael Lee Pinder; Matt Pinder; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Water Use / Artist Soldier / Nibroc Trilogy / Harmonica Fest|
Water Use - Sacramento residents use more water per person than any other city in the state. The Sacramento Bee's Charles Piller has done an investigative report into how Sacramento uses its water and who the biggest water users are. Artist Soldier - Army Sergeant Jessica Oliff was injured in action in Iraq. She's having an art show in Martinez, showcasing the art which she has used to help in her rehabilitation...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; water use; Charles Piller; Sacramento; artist; soldier; PTSD; art therapy; Nibroc Trilogy; B Street Theatre; harmonica; live performance; harmonica festival; Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica
|Insight: Entrepreneurs Showcase / Prostate Cancer / B Street Family Series / Sound Advice: Dave Brubeck - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Entrepreneurs Showcase - Sacramento may not be in the Silicon Valley, but it's full of young entrepreneurs with business ideas that could potentially become the next Twitter. This Thursday, 10 entrepreneurs from the Sacramento region will showcase their business ideas before venture capitalists with hope of finding investors to get their company off the ground and bring jobs to region. We'll speak with the organizer of the event, Jack Crawford, who is also a partner of a venture capital firm in ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Entrepreneurs Showcase; Jack Crawford, Entrepreneurs Showcase organizer and venture capital firm partner; Movember, prostate cancer; prostate cancer; B Street Theatre; B Street Theatre Family Series, The Gift of the Magi; Jerry Montoya, The Gift of the Magi director; Buck Busfield, The Gift of the Magi artistic director; Sound Advice; Sound Advice, Dave Brubeck; Sound Advice, Paul Conley
|Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Feast / Wrong For Each Other / Terri Lyne Carrington - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in effort to put it all in perspective. Feast - As skeptical as you may have been about Sacramento's new Farm-to-Fork persona, it seems the label ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Political Junkie; Ken Rudin, The Political Junkie; Feast; Sacramento Bee, The; food section in the paper; Tim Swanson, editor, Feast section, The Sacramento Bee; Chris Macias, Food and Wine Reporter, The Sacramento Bee; Wrong for Each Other; B Street Theatre production of Wrong for Each Other; Lyndsay Burch, director, Wrong for Each Other at B Street Theatre; Terri Lyne Carrington, jazz drummer; Gary Vercelli; Brubeck Festival, UOP, Stockton; Rick Kushman
|Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Father Dear John / "Around the World in 80 Days" / Reopening of California State Library - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for a new signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in effort to put it all in perspective...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Political Junkie; Ken Rudin, The Political Junkie; Olympic trivia; Father John Dear; John Dear, priest and author, The Nonviolent Life; nonviolence; Around the World in 80 Days; B Street Theatre production of Around the World in 80 Days; Buck Busfield, co-founder, B Street Theatre; California state Library tour; Gary Kurutz, executive director and curator of special collections, California State Library; Beatles 50th anniversary of US debut
|Insight: Tim Westergren / "Robyn is Happy" / "The Aviator's Wife" / Sound Advice: Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Tim Westergren - Pandora founder Tim Westergren is speaking Friday at the SARTA Luncheon. We'll talk with him about listening habits across the country and whether artists really benefit from participating in the internet radio company. "Robyn is Happy" - A new piece by playwright Michael Elyanow has gotten it's world premiere at The B Street Theare in Sacramento. "Robyn is Happy" tells the story of three women whose lifelong friendship falls apart when one of them starts dating a different kind...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Pandora; Tim Westergren, founder, Pandora; Roby is Happy; Michael Elyanow, playwright, Robyn is Happy; Buck Busfield, Founder and Artistic Producer, B Street Theatre; Aviator's Wife, The; Melanie Benjamin, author, The Aviator's Wife; Sound Advice: Classical; Kent Teeters
|Insight: State of the Union Economics / B Street Theatre's 20th Anniversary / Parkinson's Tandem Cycle / Pam Houston|
State of the Union Address - The economic forecasts President Barack Obama presents in his 2012 State of the Union Address may not coincide with Northern California's middle class housing and job market. The Director of Business Forecasting Center at the University of the Pacific, Jeffrey Michael, joins us to clarify whether Obama's economics reflect what we're seeing in Northern California. B Street Theatre's 20th - The intimate B Street Theatre is marking the 20th anniversary of its first prod...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; State of the Union economics; Jeffrey Michael, Director, Busines Forecasting Center, University of the Pacific; B Street Theatre 20th anniversary; Buck Busfield; Parkinson's helped by cycling; Parkinson's tandem cycle; Davis Athletic Club; Madeleine Kenefick; Pam Houston, author; Contents May Have Shifted
|Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Sac City & Davis Election Round-up / B St. Theatre Loan / Bike Month Follow|
Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. With the June primary a day away, we turn our sights to city council races...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insisht; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Ken Rudin, The Political Junkie; Political Junkie, The; June primary; election preview; Bob Moffitt; Jeff Hudson; Davis City Council race; California Assembly District 7 race; B Street Theatre; California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank; Bike Month results; Clean Air award
|Insight: Jack Gallagher / Song-writing Contest / Trombone Shorty / Celtic Tenors|
Jack Gallagher - Sacramento comedian Jack Gallagher brings "A Different Kind of Cool" to the B Street Theatre this weekend. In this one-man show he explores life with his wife and children as they learn to accept each other's difference and the challenges of being a modern family. Song-writing Contest The American River Music Festival in Coloma is this weekend and organizers added a song-writing contest to this year's event...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Jack Gallagher; Different Kind of Cool, A; B Street Theatre; one-man show; song-writing contest; American River Music Festival; Beans and Rice lyrics contest; Paul Griley; studio performance; Trombone Shorty; Backatown; Celtic tenors
|Insight: Richard Goldstone / 3D Geology / Doubt, A Parable|
Richard Goldstone - Former justice of the South African Constitutional Court and lead prosecutor for the Rwandan Criminal Tribunal, Richard Goldstone reflects on his experience as a prosecutor in some of the world’s worst human rights trials. 3D Geology - Remember those paper 3-D glasses people wore to watch disaster movies? Geophysicist Gerald Bawden from the United States Geological Survey will show how high-tech 3-D glasses are being used to visualize real world disasters...
Keywords: Richard Goldstone; justice, South African Constitutional Court; prosecutor, Rwandan Criminal Tribunal; 3-D; disaster-seeing tool; U S Geological Survey; Doubt, A Parable; John Patrick Shanley; Sister Aloysious; Father Flynn; B Street Theatre; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: News Network, Appeal-Democrat / The Lotus Valley Meteorite / Hansel and Gretel / The Holmes Brothers|
News Network, Appeal Democrat - Our signature segment focuses today on what's making news in Marysville and Yuba City with Appeal-Democrat editor Len La Barth. Here is a link to an Appeal-Democrat video honoring U.S. Army Spc. Chase S. Marta, 24, who was one of three soldiers killed in Ghazni province when his unit was hit by an improvised explosive device. The Lotus Valley Meteorite - Professor Qing-Zhu Yin will review what scientists can learn about the origin of our solar system from meteorit...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network, Appeal Democrat; Len La Barth, editor, Appeal-Democrat; Lotus Valley Meteorite; Qing-Zhu Yin, geology professor, UC Davis; Hansel and Gretel; B Street Theatre adaptation of Hansel and Gretel; Jerry Montoya; Malachi Montoya; Holmes Brothers, The; Feed My Soul
|Insight: Gun Violence Prevention / Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro / The Women of "Robyn is Happy" / Eating the Region - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Gun Violence Prevention Task Force - In America's re-energized debate on gun control most people agree there's room for change. Finding the middle ground between the people who want sweeping reform and the people who want minor tweaks is where the battle lies. Standing on the dividing line is the hunting, gun-owning Democratic Congressman from Napa, Mike Thompson, who is charged with shaping the future of gun laws in America...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Gun Violence Prevention Task Force; Mike Thompson, gun-owning Democratic Congressman from Napa; Kilimanjaro climb; fragile X syndrome; UC Davis MIND Institute; Randi Hagerman; Robyn is Happy; B Street Theatre production of Robyn is Happy; Elizabeth Nunziato, actress; Melinda Parrett, actress; Amy Kelly, actress; Eating the Region; iceberg lettuce salad; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio food reporter